February 2017: Achieve More: 10bn

Posted on January 18, 2017 in Events by . Share this article

Achieve More: 10bn is a three week programme for second year students at the University of Sheffield, which explores one of the biggest questions facing humanity: How will we live in a world of 10 billion?

Staff and students from the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures are taking part in several events during 10bn, some of which are open to the public. You can find out more about each event and register to attend below.

Monday 13 February: Who are the 10 billion? – keynote lecture

Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm
Venue: Auditorium, Sheffield Students’ Union
Speakers: Professor Tony Ryan OBE (Grantham Centre) and Professor Paul White Department of Geography
Open to: students, staff, members of the public

Monday 20 February: 10bn Expo – Grantham Centre stand

Time: 9am-5pm
Venue: The Diamond, ground floor, by reception
Meet students and staff from the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures to find out more about interdisciplinary sustainability research at the University of Sheffield
Open to: students, staff

Thursday 23 February: Water futures: security, footprints and policy – talk

Time: 2pm-4pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Firth Court
Speakers: Dr Vanessa Speight  and Caroline Wadsworth (Sheffield Water Centre), Professor James Wilsdon (Nexus Network), Dr Manoj Menon (Grantham Centre)
Open to: undergraduate students

Wednesday 1 March: Grantham Scholars research seminar

Time: 1.30pm-2.30pm
Venue: Conference Room, Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences
Discuss interdisciplinary research projects with Grantham Scholars Theresa Nelson, Harry Wright and Georgios-Andreas Papagiannidis
Open to: undergraduate students